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24-Hour Helplines

Domestic Violence: (209) 465-4878
Sexual Assault: (209) 465-4997
Youth/Human Trafficking: (209) 948-1911

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) is held throughout the month of October as a way to bring awareness and help end domestic violence. We ask YOU, our community, to unite in our work to end domestic violence because we cannot do it alone. It is time to show solidarity, support and share the stories affecting our community not just those being victimized.


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What is Domestic Violence?
Domestic Violence (also called intimate partner violence, domestic abuse, or relationship abuse) is a pattern of one partner controlling another through threats and abuse. Domestic violence includes a wide range of abusive behavior including physical, emotional, financial and psychological, and it is un-discriminatory of age, ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status or gender.

Learn more about Domestic Violence


How to Get Involved?

We encourage everyone to get involved and help raise awareness about domestic violence every October and year-round. Each one of us has can make the difference.

Help our participants get back on the road to healing and independence by donating.

Join us for our event throughout our awareness month to show your support and solidarity for individuals and families victimized by domestic violence. Click Here to see our current events.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for daily news, tips, and resources. Share our posts to help raise awareness.

Invite us to do a presentation for your business, school, church or organization about our programs and services. Call to schedule a presentation at (209) 941-2611.

Stay informed and get resources so you can help end domestic violence in our community.



Need Help?

Speak to an advocate today! Call our 24-Hour Helpline at (209) 465-4878.



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WCYFS cares deeply about the health of its community, supporters, clients and team. Due to rising concerns around the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and recommendations from government agencies, we have made changes to ensure the safety of everyone.

Effective immediately, the following programs, services and events are limited, postponed or cancelled:


In-Person Services are Limited 

  • Our 24-Hour helplines are available for over the phone crisis services.

24-Hour Helplines 
Domestic Violence | (209) 465-4878 
Sexual Assault | (209) 465-4997 
Youth/Human Trafficking | (209) 948-1911 

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  • Client appointments are available by phone.
  • Court accompaniment will be on a case-by-case basis at this time. 
  • We are still available to assist with any urgent temporary restraining order (TRO) needs over the phone during business hours (209) 941-2611.

Locations Open

  • San Joaquin Street Office
  • California Street Office
  • Shelters
  • Youth Drop-In Center

Locations Closed Until Further Notice 

  • Lodi Office

Cancelled until further notice 

  • Support Groups
  • Parenting Courses 

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding and support! Please call us at (209) 941-2611 or check back for any new updates.